New Year’s Organizing: DIY Printable Monthly Calendar

by Carrie with Children with 18 comments

I’ve spent the last few days packing up the Christmas decorations, reorganizing and thinking ahead about the New Year.

I’m a visual girl and old-fashioned when it comes to organizing and notes. I like to see everything on paper.  So last night, I made this Printable 2012 Monthly Calendar Template  using Microsoft Publisher and I wanted to share it with you!  Maybe we can all stay organized and on track together in 2012!

Here’s my tip – print out this calendar, take it to an office supply store (Staples, Office Depot, etc) and have it laminated.  From there, just take a dry erase marker and fill up the calendar each month!

This is my first attempt at a DIY Printable and I’d love your feedback on it!  (Click on the image above to see a larger version of the calendar.  From there, you can right click and save it to print! It’s a regular 8 1/2 x 11 size.  DIY Printable 2012 Calendar Template will also take you there!)

I’m still working on my goals for 2012 and will share them with you in the coming days.  (Maybe you’ll share yours too?)


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  • Becca @ Mama B

    Looks awesome! I am definitely going to print it out. I love the idea of laminating it!

    • Carrie with Children

      Thanks Becca! I laminated a few things yesterday, it’s addictive! 🙂 Happy New Year to you!

  • Crystal

    Oh cool thanks!! Staying organized is always a #1 in my house!

    • Carrie with Children

      Thanks Crystal! I’m determined to stay organized this year! Happy New Year

  • Miranda

    Thanks Carrie – I love the cheerful colors :).

  • Lolo

    Very cute. I love the colors!

    • Carrie with Children

      Thank you! I thought those colors would be fun!

  • kim A.

    great job and thank you for posting! have a wonderful new year filled with love happiness and much blessing! :)) Aloha

  • Queentob

    I love anything that keeps me organized and I am a huge pencil and paper fan!
    Great work and thanks sharing! Does the doc come with an extra hour of sleep too? Or a way to hook up the vacuum cleaner to the dishwasher so I can really multitask and save energy? Lol. Happy new year!

    • Carrie with Children

      I’m a big fan of pencil/paper too! I wish this doc came with extra sleep 🙂 Happy New Year to you!

  • cori

    I love the simplicity of the calendar! This is definitely one I could use!! Great job!

    • Carrie with Children

      Thank you, Cori! Simplicity is my middle name! 🙂

  • Emily (faliLV) (@FamilyNLifeLV)

    LOVE it!! Nicely done!! 🙂

    • Carrie with Children

      Thanks! I’m already using it! Happy New Year!

  • Kerri

    I love how the colors match your blog! Looking forward to keeping healthy fitness goals in 2012.

    • Carrie with Children

      Thanks, Kerri! You get extra credit for being the first one to notice that it matches my blog 🙂 Good luck with the fitness goals in 2012!